FRANK WINN BARRACKS #2395: VETERANS OF WORLD WAR I

Manuscript MS-2003.16

1961-1980

 

SOURCE:  Jim Lindsey

SIZE:  .3 lf

PROCESSING:  BNJ, 2003

 

HISTORICAL NOTE:  The Veterans of World War I of the United States of America, Inc., was organized in 1949 and chartered by Congress in 1958.  The local barracks of this organization, the Frank Winn Barracks #2395, was chartered on January 3, 1961, with twenty-nine members.  A ladies’ auxiliary unit also existed.

 

SCOPE AND CONTENT:  The collection consists of a photocopy of the charter with members’ names, a certificate of appreciation, news articles, and membership cards for the ladies’ auxiliary.  A collection of artifacts, hats, badges, and a flag/banner plus some photographs complete the collection.

 

CONTAINER LIST:

Folder

            1          Certificate and correspondence, 1961-1969

            2-3       Ladies’ Auxiliary, Membership cards, A-Z

            4          News articles, 1962-1966

 

ITEMS SEPARATED

ART 2003.24              Hats, badges, banner

TRP-316                     Photographs

 

TRACINGS

Societies-Patriotic

Troup County History

Troup County Servicemen

World War I

World War II